The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akuffo Dampare has personally effected the arrest of a 29-year-old man for what the police describes as careless and inconsiderate driving.
The suspect, Gilbert Tweneboah Danso was arrested by the IGP at about 12:30pm on Sunday on the Accra-Kumasi Highway.
A statement by the police administration explained that “on Sunday, November 28, 2021, at about 12:30 pm, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dr. George Akufo Dampare was onboard service vehicle No. GP 1 traveling from Anyinam direction towards Accra.”
“On reaching a section of the road at Akim Nsutam on the Accra-Kumasi Highway, whiles in traffic, a Toyota Land Cruiser V8 with registration number, GB 3729-20 driven by one Gilbert Tweneboah Danso aged 29 years with one person on board, who was coming from the same direction failed to observe traffic ahead and drove through the opposite lane forcing oncoming vehicles unto the shoulders of the road. He was subsequently pursued by the IGP and arrested,” the statement further added.
Preliminary investigations done by the police have revealed that when the impounded vehicle, the Toyota Land Cruiser V8 with the registration number, GB 3729-20 was checked with the National Insurance Code *920*57#, it revealed that the vehicle is a Toyota Vitz.
After the arrest by the IGP, the suspect was then handed over to the Kibi District Commander, who in turn handed him over to the Divisional MTTD Kibi for further action.
The suspect has been detained and is assisting the police with the investigation.